Redcastle man has €23k Winning
INISHOWEN man wins €23,000 on Winning Streak only a
month after his cousin made her appearance on the
Pauric Collum from Redcastle, took to the Winning
Streak stage just a month after his cousin, Maggie
Collum from Falcarragh, won €25,000 on the show. In
2009 Rosie Collum, Maggie's identical twin sister,
also won €37,000 on the programme.
Pictured from left to right: Sinead
Kennedy, Winning Streak Co-Host; Patrick Collum,
from Redcastle; Dermot Griffin, Chief Executive
Officer at the National Lottery and Marty Whelan. The winning ticket
was bought from Gala Express in Drung.
Pauric has been married
to Agnes for 42 years and the pair have two adult
children Aaron and Shauna Michelle. He is a proud
grandfather to three grandchildren, John Patrick,
Nathaniel and Aaliyah.
Pauric was born in Berwickshire in Scotland and has
ten siblings (three sisters and seven brothers). He
moved to Donegal to live with his grandmother when
he was young and then located to Manchester where he
worked for more than 20 years as a HGV truck
mechanic. He often visited Inishowen on holidays
before moving back to Redcastle in 1987. Now retired
Pauric enjoys spending time with his family.